Business Solutions Expert – Risk Management
Financial Risk Management is a strategic priority for SAS globally.
SAS is routinely ranked as a leader in the provision of risk management systems. We offer a broad range of risk management solutions to meet the business challenges of our customers. Some of the focus areas for the global and regional markets include CECL/IFRS9/IFRS17, Stress Testing, Model Risk Management, Credit Scoring, Insurance Risk, and Asset Liability Management.
Our Risk solutions are designed to help senior risk executives and heads of risk departments:
improve financial performance, capital management and building a risk-aware culture
transcend operational silos with an enterprise-wide, fully integrated risk modeling framework that consolidates risk information and provides an accurate, unified view of risk exposures, and delivers critical information
reduce time and cost of compliance by establishing processes to ensure data consistency and integrity, and demonstrating system accuracy and control to regulators with documented audit trails, process transparency and complete traceability.
Cooperate closely with Customers to fully understand their needs and propose best solutions & innovative approaches to fulfill their requirements and secure their trust and confidence in SAS ability to deliver solutions of a superior business value.
Deliver comprehensive answers in business context for various Requests for Information/Proposal.
Cooperate closely with Sales and Consulting forces at SAS to ensure smooth presales process.
Support Proof of Value and Proof of Concept exercises and other presales efforts.
Assist in scoping and kickoff of successful implementation projects.
Globally recognized risk certifications such as PRM, FRM, CFA, etc.
Bachelor’s degree in Banking, Finance, Statistics, Computer Science, Mathematics, or other related field
Demonstrated Risk knowledge/thought leadership and the ability to paint a vision of how SAS Risk and Analytical products fit within prospective client environments through familiarity with industry best practices/trends
Comprehensive knowledge on business and technical side of Risk Management
Good general awareness of the full range of risk management practices and methodologies in financial services (both financial and nonfinancial)
Familiarity with the regulatory and accounting rules that set the context of valuation and Risk management
Expertise and understanding in regulatory compliance guidelines desired, such as Basel, Solvency or other EBA/local regulations
Experience in the design and development of customer-focused Risk or analytic related initiatives
Experience in driving Risk implementation teams in the financial services industry with specific focus on Risk management applications and consulting services
Progressive experience in the technology industry including extensive experience with consulting services or software pre-sales experience
Experience in IT technologies supporting Finance and Risk processes or familiarity with SAS Technology and SAS Risk Solutions will be beneficial
Ability to communicate with and instruct people with various technical backgrounds, think analytically, write and edit technical material, and relate analytical concepts and applications to statistical and non-statistical SAS users
Excellent analytical and synthesis sense and autonomous way of working
Flexibility: multitasking, adapting to rapidly changing client contexts and managing time appropriately, being able of working under pressure with tight deadlines keeping discipline to deliver qualitative outputs
Ability to thrive in an open environment with formal and informal teams, under remote leadership
Ability to develop and maintain business relationships within SAS and externally
Motivated self-starter with a positive attitude
Ability to travel (50% domestically and internationally)
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